The Extra

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The Extra: Short Story
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  • 1443421782
  • 9781443421782

From the critically acclaimed short-story collection The Beggar’s Garden, “The Extra” features a young, mentally disabled man and his best friend, Rick, who find work as extras on a film set. This story was nominated for a Journey Prize.

The Beggar’s Garden follows a diverse group of characters, from a bank manager to a drug addict to a retired Samaritan, a web designer, and a car thief, as they drift through each other’s lives in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Michael Christie’s darkly funny debut collection won the Vancouver Book Award; it was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and was a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize.

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  • HarperCollins Canada; November 2012
  • ISBN 9781443421782
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  • Title: The Extra
  • Author: Michael Christie
  • Imprint: HarperCollins Publishers
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1443421782
  • 9781443421782
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1443421782
  • 9781443421782